Don Watkins’ basketball memorabilia donated to Genealogy Society

Republican-Clipper photo Remembering his father’s legacy: Bob Watkins holds up his father Don’s Phillips 66 coaching jacket and a picture of the 1963 Phillips 66er basketball team that he contributed this week to the Harrison County Genealogy Society.

The late Don Watkins, who retired to Bethany after a career as an executive with the Phillips Petroleum Company, created a legacy as the coach of the Phillips’ Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) team in Bartlesville, Okla., that included some of the top basketball players of the early 1960s.

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